Shrewsbury was incorporated in 1727.

Shrewsbury is approximately 21.6 square miles and as of 2010, had a population of 35,608.

It is part of Worcester County and its form of government is Town Meeting, with elected members. Shrewsbury’s administration is comprised of a Town Manager and Board of Selectmen.

Between Shrewsbury and neighboring Worcester is Lake Quinsigamond, which once was a popular resort destination. It still serves as a center of boating activity for many. Shrewsbury’s past includes success in the leather and sawmill industries; now, it is starting to become home to an increasing number of retail and bio-technology companies.

Visit Shrewsbury’s town government website here.

Visit the website for Shrewsbury public schools here.
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Brett R. Cournoyer, 53, of Shrewsbury

September 18th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Brett R. Cournoyer, 53, was stricken ill on a job site and passed away Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. He leaves his devoted wife of 29 years, Eileen M. (VanArsdalen) Cournoyer; his three loving children, Brett Cournoyer II, Thomas Cournoyer, and Danielle Cournoyer, all of Shrewsbury; his […]

Talented multi-sport athlete excited for senior year at Shrewsbury High

September 14th, 2017

Shrewsbury – There may be no other area high school athlete more anxious for the commencement of his senior year than Shrewsbury High School’s (SHS) Chris Campbell.

Westborough girls’ soccer starts off season on the right foot

September 14th, 2017

Shrewsbury/Westborough – With a talent-laden roster that features 11 seniors and a cast of younger players set to augment the battle-tested veterans, there may be no time like the present for the Westborough High School (WHS) girls’ varsity soccer team to make a statement to area competition in 2017.

‘Spirit of Shrewsbury’ to be on display at annual festival

September 14th, 2017

Shrewsbury – It’s almost time for one of the most anticipated events of the year – the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival. This year’s festival, the 21st in its history, will feature many of the time-honored favorites throughout the weekend of Sept 23-24.

Scarecrows on the Common begins Sept. 18

September 14th, 2017

Shrewsbury – For the 13th year, the Shrewsbury Garden Club is sponsoring Scarecrows on the Common as part of the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival.

Free screenings, flu shots at Shrewsbury Senior Center

September 14th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Lions Club is sponsoring a free vision and hearing screening Saturday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Shrewsbury Senior Center, 98 Maple Ave. Optometrists from Reliant Medical and Mass. College of Pharmacy and Health Services will be performing screenings. In addition, Walmart of West Boylston will be on site providing flu immunizations Children and adults of all ages are welcome.

‘Thank you’ for generous donation to St. Anne’s

September 14th, 2017

An open letter to the committee and participants of the annual Hannah Kane Charity Golf Tournament at the Haven in Boylston:

We are most grateful for your generous donation from your fantastic golf event for charity. It’s amazing to see the support shown for this annual event and watching it grow bigger yearly.

Michael M. Mazzola, 79, of hrewsbury

September 13th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Michael Mazzola, 79, of Shrewsbury, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 with his family by his side after a period of declining health. Michael leaves behind the family that meant everything to him. He leaves his wife of 33 years, Carol (Giumentaro) Mazzola; son John, his wife Beth of Northborough and their children, […]

Shrewsbury police log, Sept. 15 edition

September 13th, 2017

Shrewsbury Wednesday, Aug. 30 7:05 a.m. Bay View Dr. B&E motor vehicle. 11:11 a.m. Jordan Rd. Medical call. 11:52 a.m. Cherry Hill Rd. Illegal dumping. 4:02 p.m. Harrington Farms. Medical call. 7:24 p.m. Prospect St. Suspicious person/MV. 8:26 p.m. Hartford Tpke. Accident with injury. 11:24 p.m. Grafton St./Municipal Dr. Dispute. Thursday, Aug. 31 1:35 a.m. […]

Spirit of Shrewsbury to offer mix of events for all ages 

September 6th, 2017

Shrewsbury –This year’s Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival, the 21st in its history, will culminate with a number of events the weekend of Saturday, Sept. 23, and Sunday, Sept. 24.

Here are details on a few of the events taking place. Check next week’s issue of the Community Advocate for details on other events including the Town Expo Craft Fair, parade and more.

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